It may be difficult for some to use “church” and “marketing” in the same sentence. As a religious organization, promotion can seem contradictory to a message of humility and a selfless focus.
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Your family and friends are especially close to you, you care about them a lot and you don’t want to disappoint them with another card, ugly sweater, or tacky tie. Gifts like these have a special place in bad presents’ purgatory - AKA the trashcan, or the neighbor a few houses down the block who we don’t even know that well.
Most professionals today agree that improving our communication can help nurture the quality of our relationships, but expressing love and appreciation to a special someone isn’t always an easy task. For some people it is easy to let their heart speak and uplift others with a smile. But when showing we care doesn’t come as naturally it helps to create a sequence of goodness and turn to the art of gifting. Seeing a smile on the face of someone we love brings happiness and warmth in return.
Here are 5 personalized gift ideas for those who like to give:
Celebrating the milestones of the people in your life is just and necessary. Special events like a wedding, or engagement, birthday, anniversary or graduation call for thoughtful and unique gifts that really demonstrate how much you care about them. Finding perfectly personalized gifts, on the other hand, is not as easy as it sounds. Gifts that truly resonate with the recipient must carry a message that speaks from the heart, sets itself apart from other presents, and inspire everyone around to bring a little more beauty into their life.
When you send a family member, friend, or loved one off to Basic Training, and you yourself have never served before, it’s a little difficult to really understand what they are going to experience.
But whether or not you are able to relate to them, you know one thing for sure: they will come back changed, having truly accomplished something amazing in their life.
Sometimes, a great way to show off your creative and fun loving side is to literally wear it across your chest. Take a look at these 30 different creative t-shirt ideas for just about any occasion.
Thanksgiving is the unique time of the year when we share a bit of ourselves, our homes, and our abundance of food with the people we love and our community. There are few holidays when it is socially acceptable to eat as much as you are physically able, take an afternoon nap, and then wake up to eat some more. And although we often associate major holidays with taking time off of work, spending time with people we care about, and practicing family traditions, we also find joy in making special recipes, teaching them to our children, and opening our homes to those who are less fortunate.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), 31 days dedicated to raising awareness about breast cancer, the second-most common form of cancer among women in the U.S. that kills approximately 40,000 women annually. In addition to raising awareness, BCAM promotes mammography as the most effective way to protect against and fight breast cancer.
Although it’s safe to say nearly everyone has at least heard of Oktoberfest, it’s not quite up there with Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas. At least, not in the United States.
If you’ve ever had the opportunity to organize a field trip - whether in a school setting, for a religious organization, or perhaps a club like the Boy Scouts - you know it’s both a daunting and highly rewarding task. Few educational or social experiences can match the memory-making power of a well-organized trip with a group of friends.
Labor Day is quickly approaching and so is the potential for memorable get-togethers with friends and family. Barbeques, church parties, and backyard gatherings can be more fun when the host is armed with creative picnic food ideas and delicious drinks to pass around. Labor Day often serves as a 3-day-weekend for many Americans, but it began, and is set aside as, a day to pay tribute to working individuals in the United States and Canada. It became a national holiday for both countries in the year 1894.
Family reunions can be amazing opportunities for families to rekindle relationships from across the country or even the globe. Reunions bring families together in a single place for a special time of reacquaintance and reminiscing, as well as welcoming new members, like new born babies or recent spouses.